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OA-8 cargo mission to International Space Station postponed for 24 hours

OA-8 cargo mission to International Space Station postponed for 24 hours Officially Cygnus OA-8 (enhanced version) with 3.7 t of payload will be launched tomorrow from same pad at 12:14 UTC. A NASA rocket launch was delayed on Saturday morning thanks to an unexpected visitor: a stray plane. The spacecraft will remain attached to the ISS for one month. To study microgravity's effect on bacterial antibiotic resistance, scientists are set to send E. [Full Article...]

New Star Wars Trilogy Being Directed by Rian Johnson

New Star Wars Trilogy Being Directed by Rian Johnson Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy says Johnson "will do incredible things with the blank canvas". Given we have one Star Wars film a year until 2019, plus the possibility of more spin-offs, it's likely to be beyond 2020 before the new trilogy hits theaters. [Full Article...]

Jio offers cashback, vouchers worth Rs 2599 on recharge of Rs 399

Jio offers cashback, vouchers worth Rs 2599 on recharge of Rs 399 The limited period cashback offer will go live from November 10, midnight and will be available until November 25. In order to stand out in the crowd, Reliance Jio has a new bundle of offers, which include cashbacks and vouchers, as an added benefit to those who recharge their Jio numbers. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Releases the Xbox One X, the 'World's Most Powerful' Gaming Console

Microsoft Releases the Xbox One X, the 'World's Most Powerful' Gaming Console If the deal interests you at all (by way of comparison, it's £100 more than a PS4 Pro with FIFA 18), it's probably worth keeping an eye on Game and the PlayStation site. You can read an angry tweet from an unsatisfied customer below. "Obviously for us, the console is an important part there. but connecting to gamers wherever they are is the vision of Microsoft around what we're doing i... [Full Article...]

Facebook wants Canadians to send them their nudes to combat revenge porn

If the program works, it would mean that same naked picture will never show up on Facebook , even if a hacker or an ex tries to upload it. They will keep the blurred image for some time to ensure the technology is working correctly before deleting it. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp App Download Free But a Fake App Once Mimicked It

WhatsApp App Download Free But a Fake App Once Mimicked It As you dive into the various sections, you can then filter the files by source for easier discovery, access, or deletion. The app serves several key functions, including working as a storage manager to organize files and free up space. A big part of Android Go is a focus on slimmer, less data-hungry apps that'll work on a wider variety of hardware, including the less expensive and less advanced de... [Full Article...]

Twitter, Facing Another Uproar, Pauses Its Verification Process

Twitter, Facing Another Uproar, Pauses Its Verification Process Twitter , which tends to quickly verify accounts belonging to journalists and public figures, describes the blue checkmark as a symbol indicating an account's authenticity, meaning that it belongs to the person "of public interest" who claims to use it. [Full Article...]

Augmented Reality 'Harry Potter' Mobile Game Coming In 2018

Interactive Entertainment and WB Games to develop the new game. Not quite as simple as Harry Potter Go or anything like that, this one is going to be called Harry Potter : Wizards Unite . Interactive and Portkey Games (a studio responsible for Harry Potter games). Interested fans can sign up at the game's official website for further updates , which should come in 2018. [Full Article...]

Uber inks deal with NASA to map aerial taxi routes

Uber inks deal with NASA to map aerial taxi routes Eric Garcetti, mayor of LA, said the city is the "perfect" place to test the new service. Uber chief product officer Jeff Holden announced today at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon that the ride-hailing company has made a deal with NASA to create software that will help manage flying taxi routes. [Full Article...]

Facebook is using nude photos to prevent the spread of nude photos

Facebook is using nude photos to prevent the spread of nude photos Obviously, Facebook users are feeling concern about what the social media platform will do with the intimate images once they are uploaded. Australia's e-safety commissioner says revenge porn has been an increasing problem in the country. [Full Article...]

Scientists say sheep can recognise human faces

Scientists say sheep can recognise human faces Morton, who studies Huntington's disease , uses them as a stand-in for humans , in part because "sheep have large brains with humanlike anatomy". "Anyone who has spent time working with sheep will know that they are intelligent, individual animals who are able to recognise their handlers", said Prof Jenny Morton , who led the study. [Full Article...]

Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide The change will be in effect for most languages "where cramming was an issue". Though most Twitter users have long since adapted to expressing their thoughts in a more concise manner, the social media giant clearly feels there's room for improvement. [Full Article...]

Facebook launches money transfer service

Facebook launches money transfer service It's a win-win situation: Facebook continues its relentless quest to take over the universe, and you'll eventually get to recklessly blow all your money on shite while you're drunk - without needing to change service. He said: 'Our research shows the top reasons for sending money include celebrations, social and festive occasions. The service, which first launched in the United States in 2015,... [Full Article...]

Target, Sears, Kmart reveals top Black Friday deals

Target, Sears, Kmart reveals top Black Friday deals The company will also change its hours this year to keep pace with customer habits - Target found that shoppers showed up on Thanksgiving and Black Friday last year, but there was a drop off once it got late. Deals can be hard to grab, but they can also be misleading. ►Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $179.99, $70 off the regular price. Kenmore Elite Refrigerator for $999.99, more than 50%... [Full Article...]

IPhone X adoption is already outpacing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

IPhone X adoption is already outpacing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus The display reached near textbook ideal calibration and performance. The iPhone X is the first iPhone to employ an OLED display, which brings sharper and more vivid images, but also the risk of burn-in or image persistence. While the outside of the phone only suffered cosmetic damage, the screen was rendered inoperable. Another drop (of a fresh, undamaged iPhone X) cracked the front and back, ... [Full Article...]

Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16

Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16 It may be hard to track down a OnePlus 5 right now, but the maker of the popular smartphone has already moved on to its next act: the OnePlus 5T. Apart from these major hikes, the phone is expected to stay true to its original Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM options and the 20MP+ 16MP rear camera combination. [Full Article...]

Video shows Miami-Dade officer apparently punching woman at UM game

The moment was captured in a viral 14-second video where the heavily intoxicated fan is seen being carried out of the stadium during a match between Miami Hurricanes and Virginia Tech Hokies. He said the investigation was still ongoing on Sunday morning. While the woman was being carried on top of the policemen's shoulders, she swings her hand and tries to hit the head of one of the policemen ca... [Full Article...]

Researchers discover a new orangutan species in Sumatra, Indonesia

Researchers discover a new orangutan species in Sumatra, Indonesia Last year, the IUCN classified Bornean orangutans as critically endangered due to a precipitous population decline caused by destruction of their forest habitat for palm oil and pulp wood plantations. " Great apes are among the best-studied species in the world", said Erik Meijaard of the Australian National University in a press release. The team of researchers believes that it is the most e... [Full Article...]

New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing

New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing Samsung promised that there will be additional rounds of beta registrations, so users who fail to join in their first try can attempt to join later. Starting today, owners of the devices in South Korea, the United States, and the UK can download this beta firmware and play with Oreo before it's released to the public. [Full Article...]

What we know about the mysterious chamber discovered inside the Great Pyramid

What we know about the mysterious chamber discovered inside the Great Pyramid The project has been exploring Khufu's pyramid since October 2015 with non-invasive technology using subatomic particle scans. According to NPR, scientists just discovered a huge hidden hole in the Great Pyramid of Giza , and no one knows why it's there. [Full Article...]


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